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Malayali

Saltos de línea: Ma¦lay|ali
Pronunciación: /məˈlʌɪəli
 
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(also Malayalee)

Definición de Malayali en inglés:

sustantivo (plural Malayalis)

A member of a Malayalam-speaking people chiefly inhabiting the Indian state of Kerala.
Example sentences
  • It's not too common that Malayalis dominate a Tamil movie.
  • For this song the kids appeared on the stage dressed as Malayalis, Gujaratis and Punjabis.
  • Building homes is a favourite pastime of Malayalis.

adjetivo

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Relating to or characteristic of the Malayalis.
Example sentences
  • She looks like any other 16-year-old rustic Malayali girl off to the nearest government-aided school.
  • There are only four Malayali families in the 2.5 s.q. miles, which comes under the purview of the Westwood Council.
  • Unfortunately, upcoming Malayali models, especially girls, have to go to places like Bangalore and Mumbai to make it big.

Origen

mid 19th century: apparently irregularly from Malayalam malayāḷam Malayalam with substitution of -i2 for the final syllable.

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